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Opinion Writing - Instructional Slides

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Google Slide | 1 page | Grades: 3 - 4

Teach your students about the structure and language features of opinion texts with an interactive instructional slide deck.

How to Write an Opinion Essay – Instructional Slide Deck

If you’re planning on starting your opinion writing unit soon, you’ve hit the jackpot. Skip finding all those articles and hunting for opinion writing examples to look at with your students. We’ve dropped them all into one ELA comprehensive slide deck that is perfect for filling in your opinion writing lesson plans. This comprehensive slide deck is packed with engaging and interactive content that will help your students understand the key features and structure of an opinion essay, as well as the use of persuasive language and modal verbs.

With this resource, your students can analyze real-world examples of opinion writing, providing them with a deeper understanding of the topic. The slide deck includes clear and easy-to-understand explanations, interactive activities, and analysis activities to reinforce key concepts.

Opinion Essays Don’t Have to Be Hard! Make it Easy With Opinion Writing Examples and Analysis Activities

This Google Slides Interactive Slide Deck has been designed to teach your students about the text structure and language features of opinion writing.

This slide deck follows the I Do; We Do, You Do method of controlled release instruction. Start slowly and work along with students, then release control gradually until they are ready to tackle the concept independently.

Activities include

  • Analyzing opinion texts and identifying structural components (introduction, stating a claim)
  • Identification of supporting reasons and accompanying supporting details
  • Use of persuasive language such as modal verbs, strong verbs and adjectives, and transition words

Click Download and Start Teaching Opinion Writing for Kids

All it takes is a single click to download and start teaching. This resource is housed within Google Slides and includes an external link to an interactive Google Jamboard sorting activity.


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